Homemade Apple Pie Larabars

by Alaine Oshefsky on May 17, 2012

Gluten Free Homemade Apple Pie Larabars

At the beginning of my gluten free, dairy free journey, Larabars were my to-go food.  They were quick, easy snacks that I could eat on-the-go or when I was too lazy to cook.  They quickly filled me up and I was amazed at how few ingredients the bars included.

However, as a college student, or any person for that matter, Larabars are a bit expensive at a $1.25 a bar. So I decided, why not make my own? I figured it couldn’t be that hard. And to my surprise, it wasn’t.  All you need are five simple ingredients and wha-lah, you have delicious gluten free homemade apple pie Larabars at a fraction of the cost! The recipe above makes about 4 big bars and can be easily doubled or tripled to meet your needs!

Ingredients

1 cup of dates
1 large peeled & diced apple
1/4 cup almonds
1/4 cup walnuts
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon

Gluten Free Homemade Apple Pie Larabars

Process

1. Peel and dice apple.
2. Place all ingredients in food processor and blend well pausing intermediately.
3. Mixture should be a thick paste.
4.  Take mix and pour into tuber ware container or small pan.
5. Chill in fridge for about an hour or until firm.
6. Cut into desired size bars!

Enjoy!

About the Contributor:

Alaine is the blog owner of GF & CF Living (gluten free & casein free living)  she aims to provide gluten and casein-free cooking without sacrificing any of the taste.  My site offers easy recipes that avoid the high costs often associated with gluten-free cooking. My recipes include main dishes, sides and plenty of yummy dessert recipes.  My site also includes tips and hints on how to manage a gluten free and casein free lifestyle and what common mistakes to avoid.  Upon my diagnosis, a fellow gluten free, dairy free and Celiac blogs helped fill my belly and keep my sanity.  It is my hope that GF & CF Living can offer that same peace of mind to fellow allergy prone folks like myself.  View more at: http://gfcfcollegeliving.wordpress.com/

Thoughts from Nancy Olson:

This is a great recipe Alaine a fresh bar is so much better than one out of a wrapper.  This is also a very healthy bar for adults or kids for part of their breakfast or as a snack to hold you over to meal time!

Let us know what you think of this gluten free Homemade Apple Pie Larabars recipe be sure to leave a comment!

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Alaine is the blog owner of GF & CF Living (gluten free & casein free living) she aims to provide gluten and casein-free cooking without sacrificing any of the taste. My site offers easy recipes that avoid the high costs often associated with gluten-free cooking. My recipes include main dishes, sides and plenty of yummy dessert recipes. My site also includes tips and hints on how to manage a gluten free and casein free lifestyle and what common mistakes to avoid. Upon my diagnosis, a fellow gluten free, dairy free and Celiac blogs helped fill my belly and keep my sanity. It is my hope that GF & DF Living can offer that same peace of mind to fellow allergy prone folks like myself. View more at: GF & DF Living.

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